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Summerville is a town in Dorchester County, in the Charleston metro area. (The community straddles Dorchester, Berkeley and Charleston counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Summerville is 33.018N. The longitude is -80.175W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,734.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Summerville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dorchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29485 ZIP code.
14% of Summerville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Summerville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Summerville was $20,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Summerville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Summerville include Summerville Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Summerville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $998.
Libraries in Summerville include Summerville Branch Library ... View libraries
Dorchester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Summerville political report.
The average commute time for Summerville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Summerville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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